The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 94 76 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 29 53 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 1.95% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.06% 9.25% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 20
Average daily rate
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£204 £265 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.01% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £350 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +8.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.64% -
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
573 573 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.27% 21.06% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 282 196
Average daily rate £375 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £24.50 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 16 £265 -0.18% 8
Bracknell +1 8 - -
Slough -1 6 £150 -21.05% 1
Maidenhead +3 1 - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
3 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
4 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
5 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
6 19 (35.85%) MS Office
6 19 (35.85%) DV Cleared
7 16 (30.19%) SCCM
8 13 (24.53%) ITIL
9 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
9 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
10 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (18.87%) MCSE
12 9 (16.98%) MCP
12 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
12 9 (16.98%) SCOM
13 8 (15.09%) Migration
13 8 (15.09%) SQL
13 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
13 8 (15.09%) Network Management
14 7 (13.21%) DNS
14 7 (13.21%) VB
14 7 (13.21%) LAN
14 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
15 6 (11.32%) WAN
15 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
16 5 (9.43%) Remedy
16 5 (9.43%) VPN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.66%) Documentum
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Lync
4 2 (3.77%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Office
2 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) LAN
1 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
1 7 (13.21%) DNS
2 6 (11.32%) WAN
3 5 (9.43%) VPN
4 4 (7.55%) DHCP
4 4 (7.55%) Internet
5 3 (5.66%) APPN
5 3 (5.66%) FTP
5 3 (5.66%) HTTP
5 3 (5.66%) SNA
5 3 (5.66%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) Junos
6 1 (1.89%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MS Access
2 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) WinRunner
1 2 (3.77%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.77%) MSI
1 2 (3.77%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) French Language
3 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (15.09%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) IT Support
5 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Deskside Support
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.66%) APPC
3 2 (3.77%) WSH
4 1 (1.89%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.55%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) AS400
3 3 (5.66%) iSeries
4 2 (3.77%) iPhone
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) PDA
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Vista
4 3 (5.66%) i5/OS
4 3 (5.66%) OS/400
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.77%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Network Management
2 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
2 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 5 (9.43%) Project Management
4 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.77%) Change Management
4 2 (3.77%) High Availability
4 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
4 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.89%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.89%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.89%) Release Management
5 1 (1.89%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) VB
3 5 (9.43%) VBA
4 4 (7.55%) C
5 3 (5.66%) COBOL
5 3 (5.66%) RPG
6 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) DV Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
4 10 (18.87%) MCSE
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (16.98%) MCP
6 3 (5.66%) IBM Certification
7 2 (3.77%) MCSA
7 2 (3.77%) MCITP
8 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.89%) ISEB
8 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.66%) PowerHA
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) SCCM
2 9 (16.98%) SCOM
3 3 (5.66%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.77%) Netcool
4 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Citrix
2 5 (9.43%) Remedy
3 3 (5.66%) McAfee
3 3 (5.66%) EMC
3 3 (5.66%) NetIQ
3 3 (5.66%) HP
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco
3 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Veritas
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) Apple
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) Dell
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